The Gulf nation has a notorious reputation for spying on its own citizens and other nationalities, and this time a mobile app was used for data breach.
WhatsApp has filed a complaint against NSO Group’s Pegasus software which was used in April and May 2019 to exploit a vulnerability in the communications company’s popular software to spy on dissidents, journalists, lawyers and more.
Sparked on October 17 by a proposed tax on free calls made through messaging apps such as WhatsApp, the protests have morphed into a cross-sectarian street mobilisation against a political system seen as corrupt and broken.
US, UK and Australian officials have asked Facebook access to read private messages as the social medium plans to extend its privacy to Messenger and Instagram Direct.
Sabah Hamid resigned from the foundation after realising it was willing to award Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite his increasing authoritarian grip on power, infliction of state violence and communication shutdown in Kashmir.
Attorneys general from 48 US states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google's huge online search and advertising business is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
The increasing spread of unverified news in Pakistani society often leads to unprecedented chaos and violence.
Migrants and refugees in Lebanon work under extremely tough, and often cruel, conditions. Now, the government has added to their misery by clamping down on their status in the country.
Users have complained about issues regarding sending media files over and viewing images across Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
Neymar's representatives have not replied to a request for comment, but his father and agent Neymar dos Santos denied any wrongdoing by the player in a television interview.
President Maithripala Sirisena orders emergency for another 30 days, citing "public security," a month after deadly Easter bombings killed 258 people.
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